Pakistan to review schools policy on April 6

Shafqat Mehmood says meeting to be held on April 6 to decide on school closure

The National Command and Operation Centre will meet on April 6 (Tuesday) to decide on the fate of schools in Pakistan amid the third coronavirus wave.

The decision related to closure of schools will be taken after a meeting of the health and education ministers at the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday.

This was said in a post on Twitter by Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood.

The minister said that keeping in view the deteriorating coronavirus situation in the country, the NCOC meeting will also discuss the exam situation.

The minister said that a decision will be taken considering the virus situation of the country and after consultation with the health ministry.

In the last NCOC meeting on March 24, the education ministry closed educational institutions in virus hotspots of Islamabad, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa till April 11.

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